Hijab Culture for Islamic Clothing in the Sustainable Fashion Limelight

Green Prophet

Long sustainably-made silk robes, vibrant headscarves fro organic cotton, and intricate lace face veils paint a modest, underground and mystical picture of Muslim fashion. And we are hoping this new fashion trend will inspire designers to cover this new trend.

First Princeton Sustainable Fashion Competition: Creative Recycling at Its Best

Eco Chic

The Sustainable Fashion Competition was held at the lovely Princeton Art Museum Galleries. I was lucky enough to be asked to judge Princeton University’s first-ever Sustainable Fashion Competition a few weeks ago, and it was so much fun.

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Nolcha Shows at NYFW A/W 2017: Ethical and Sustainable Fashion Featured

Eco Chic

The Nolcha Shows at New York Fashion Week have come to be synonymous with independent designers—and that includes plenty of talent that is working ethically and sustainably too.

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It Was A Sustainable Fashion’s Night Out!

Eco Chic

To kick off a green Fashion Week, EcoSalon was pleased to co-host a (Sustainable) Fashion’s Night Out party Thursday, September 8th in partnership with New York’s Textile Arts Center, Of Rags , and the New York City Fair Trade Coalition.

3 Simple Ways to Inspire Mindful Consumption.

Elephant Journal

Here''s how to inspire change. Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Green Z ADMIN Green Featured Today eco mindful consumption mindfulness sustainable fashion Clothes shopping is an Ameircan pastime.

Fashion Futures 2025: Global scenarios for a sustainable fashion industry

The Green Changemakers

Image www.forumforthefuture.org Fashion Futures is a call for a sustainable fashion industry. Four vivid scenarios explore how climate change, resource shortages, population growth and other factors will shape the world of 2025 and the future of the fashion industry within it. They are designed as a tool to challenge companies’ strategies, inspire them with new opportunities and help them plan for the future.

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Bust-Waist-Hip: The Skinny on Fashion’s Body Image Issue.

Elephant Journal

A funny quote popped up in my personal trainer’s Facebook feed the other day: “Skinny girls look good in clothes; fit girls look better naked.” I couldn’t help but crack a smile.

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Zameeg: Ancient Persian Eco-Love for US Clothing Line

Green Prophet

For as long as they’ve known each other, Mohsen and Sepideh have dreamed of having an ethical fashion line that conveys how deeply the earth, or Zameeg in ancient Persian , needs our protection.

You’re a Plus-size Model?

Elephant Journal

In the fourth episode of SRO Conversations, model Kate Dillon-Levin talks with Paul and I about the definition of a plus-sized model and how the fashion industry has changed over the years as it relates to a woman’s size. Twenty years ago, models were a size 6-8 and weighed 8 percent less than the average [.].

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Carte Blanche Ethical Fashion: Get In on the Ground Floor with This Smart New Label

Eco Chic

New ethical fashion label Carte Blanche addresses all of what is problematic about fast fashion and today’s (unfortunate) way of making clothes. Crowd-sourcing - Fashion companies spend a fortune each season trying to forecast trends. >Carte

We Went to See Eileen Fisher at The New School and It Was Life Changing

Eco Chic

In the dim yellow glow, we were taken on a journey through Eileen’s inspirations. Eileen began her career in interior design and dove into the world of fashion after encountering the world of handmade Kimonos in Japan.

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Eco Chic Weekly: July 30, 2009

Eco Chic

Eco Chic Weekly is a digest that features the best of the best in green fashion and beauty blogging. Ecco*Eco has a collection of inspiring friends and finery to get you through the remainder of Summer 2009. Eco Fashion World scoops on some fabulous eco fashion sales!

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Livia Firth Steps Up Her Green Carpet Challenge

Eccorazzi

If you remember Livia Firth’s 2011 Oscar gown or the video we posted of her eco shop in London , you know that this is a woman dedicated to not just wearing sustainable fashion, but being its champion. Livia wasn’t the only fashion forward thinker at her table.

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Covet’s Wearable Eco Chic Comfort: Perfect for the Dog Days

Eco Chic

I first heard of Covet several weeks ago, and quickly fell in love with their Spring/Summer 2011 collection which define my breezy on-the-move fashion sense! Covet accomplishes this via the use of organic and sustainable materials while keeping track of trends around the world.

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High Fashion News on the Runway

Eco Friendly Daily

This fashion show featured sustainable fashions cleverly created from recycled newspaper, and it was the first of its kind. Believe it or not, Yesterday’s News brand cat litter was the inspiration for the four designers who debuted their eco-friendly threads.

The Eco-Lovely Mrs. Montague Collection

Eco Chic

She makes sure that the lines of her clothes aren’t overwhelmed by the pattern or color of the material, but lets the cut of the work, detail, and bold, but well inspired print take front and center.

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Feral Childe: Fine Art Meets Fashion in The Searchers for Spring/Summer 2013

Eco Chic

Yet the independent designer label, Feral Childe , has been serving up a sustainable fashion feast for many a season now, and their ethically-made pieces have proven to be both aesthetically rich as well as stylistically grounding.

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BeGood Clothing’s Bright Colors for a Sustainable Spring

Eco Chic

The store is giving a new face to sustainable fashion by carrying 40 brands and designers that each give back to a different eco or humanitarian cause, while being on the forefront of today’s fashion trends.

The Future of Fashion? Designing with Mushroom Mycelium

Eco Chic

But packaging materials aren’t the beginning and end of fungi’s potential—some are interested in making fungus fashionable, and not a moment too soon. Even so, as fast fashion has risen, so have more eco-friendly alternatives. ” The post The Future of Fashion?

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Leaf // Cloud Exhibit at Fair Folks and a Goat in NYC, Featuring Eco Fashion via Kaight Boutique

Eco Chic

As you scroll through this post, you’ll see some of the gorgeous naturally-inspired works of art, along with some eco fashion pieces brought to complement the exhibit for a special trunk show I attended on June 14. I really love what Alicia wrote about the inspiration for the exhibit, so I’ve included it below.

Summer Rayne Oakes Opens Up: Business, the LBD, and Her Passion for Bugs

Eco Chic

I happened upon one of the “How I Wear Eco Fashion&# posts here on Eco Chick mid-March to find a woman named Summer Rayne Oakes. Eco Chick: I’m a junior in school and I find what you do completely inspiring. EC: What inspired you to get into social enterprise?

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Heroines for the Planet: Anna Getty

Eco Chic

LB: What was the inspiration behind your cookbook “ Anna Getty’s Easy Green Organic ?” The most important aspects of food is that it is clean, sustainably grown and organic. LB: Who are a few of your favorite sustainable fashion designers and eco-beauty products? One could peg Anna Getty any number of titles — holistic lifestyle expert, author, entrepreneur, yoga teacher, heiress, and environmental activist among them.

How to Go Green: In the Community

The Green Changemakers

Sustainable living has certainly become a buzz phrase. More and more people are looking at ways to reduce their ecological footprint: driving less, eating less meat, wearing sustainable fashions. By taking the concept of sustainable living beyond the narrow, individualistic approach, we can learn to see our interconnectedness to our environment and its inhabitants.

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The 2011 Edition of the Journal of Sustainability Education

The Green Changemakers

Her impressive accomplishments and the examples she brings to the interview are a must-read of inspiration for anyone involved with sustainability education. By Gibran Rivera In this inspirational presentation, Gibrán Rivera talks of how we work within the “tribe” to make change happen.

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